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Support Strong Soot Standards that Improve Public Health

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Tell IDEM to Properly Watchdog the Bear Run Coal Mine

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The Bear Run Coal Mine will soon be the largest and least regulated coal mine in the Eastern United States. We're asking the Indiana Department of Environmental Management to better regulate this massive and protect public health and the environment.

Don't Let Congress Block Protections From Toxic Coal Ash

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Though there have been more than 100 cases of coal ash contamination across the country, there are no national standards for the disposal of coal ash. Urge your Senators and Representative not to block long overdue protections for toxic coal ash.

Take Action to Protect the Sax-Zim Bog from Water Pollution

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InMinnesotaWater.org: Take action to ensure the Army Corps of Engineers does a thorough evaluation of the Eveleth Taconite Tailings Basin in Sax-Zim Bog.

Test Alert

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The enormous sign on Trump Tower is a blight on the Chicago River scenic corridor. We should take it down.

Protect the Boundary Waters from Dangerous Mining Impacts

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The Boundary Waters is one of the largest and most pristine water wildernesses in North America. It is also one of the most threatened, due to massive new mining proposals for the area. Take action to protect this special place.

Protect Indiana Waterways from Dangerous Algae Blooms

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Algae blooms are making Indiana's rivers and lakes unsafe for human contact, threatening our drinking water supplies and hurting our recreation industry. Ask Indiana to finalize statewide standards that limit phosphorus pollution and protect clean water.

Indiana Needs Better Safeguards against Water Pollution from CAFOs

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Farming is important to our way of life in Indiana, but factory farms, or CAFOs, can pose a serious threat to public health and water quality. Ask Indiana to put better safeguards in place.

Ask the Army Corps to Protect Indiana Waterways from Inappropriate Ditching

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Clearing and dredging of creeks and streams damages local waterways and increases erosion, sedimentation and nutrient pollution downstream. Ask the Army Corps to require individual permits for ditching proposals and only approve necessary projects.

Ask Illinois to Hold Dirty Coal Mines Accountable

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The Industry Mine is a proven chronic water polluter, and now Illinois is considering an appropriate fine. We need your help to convince state officials that there is a strong case for imposing a large fine based on the extreme number of violations.

Ask the Iowa DNR to Investigate Coal Piles

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Runoff from coal piles may contain high concentrations of heavy metals, but Iowa does not have a water quality standard for runoff from these coal piles. Ask Iowa to further assess the impact of coal storage areas on both groundwater and surface water.

Sign Our Petition to Save Iowa's Soil & Water by Mitigating Runoff

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Mitigating runoff is a win-win-win for Iowans. It saves farmers' money by saving soil, helps the environment by keeping pollution out of waterways, and preserves Iowa's culture of outdoorsmanship. Sign our petition if you agree.

Tell Your Leaders You Want Comprehensive Watershed Plans to Mitigate Floods

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Iowa communities are still recovering from the 2008 floods. The risk of flooding continues to increase, but we have yet to take decisive action to prevent these kinds of devastating flood. Ask your leaders to take action.

Want More Public Parks on Iowa Rivers? Tell Your Leaders.

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The Riverfront Park in Charles City, IA, is a beautiful and successful model for reinventing our riverfronts into accessible open spaces with engaging activities. Ask your leaders to create more accessible open spaces around rivers in your community.

Save Minnesota's Soil & Water by Mitigating Runoff

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Mitigating runoff is a win-win-win for Minnesotans. It saves farmers' money by keeping soil on their land, protects water quality by keeping pollution out, and preserves the state's outdoorsy culture. Sign our petition if you agree.

Tell Your U.S. Senator: Pruitt? Don't Do It!

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Join me by asking your U.S. Senator to oppose the nomination of Scott Pruitt to the U.S. EPA.

Support Electric Vehicles & Green Jobs!

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Electric vehicles have the potential to replace gas-guzzling cars on our roads. Send a letter to your Representative urging continued support of strong vehicle emissions standards and incentives for electric vehicles.

Protect Fuel Efficiency Standards

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Fuel efficiency standards that reduce trips to the pump, reliance on foreign fuel, and dangerous pollution are under attack. Help me push back!

Sign our Petition to Protect Fuel Economy Standards

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NHTSA and EPA review of CAFE standards

Tell US EPA to Uphold the Clean Water Rule

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The Trump Administration's EPA wants to go backwards by repealing the Clean Water Rule. The Trump Administration is putting clean, safe drinking water, and rivers, lakes, and streams at risk

Take down the TRUMP sign along the improved Chicago Riverwalk!

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The enormous sign on Trump Tower is a blight on the Chicago River scenic corridor. We should take it down.